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We are a division of the Town of Chapel Hill, with offices located in the lower level of the Chapel Hill Public Library.

Our Mission

Our mission is to inspire creativity and celebrate community for a better Chapel Hill.


Our values

In addition to the Townʼs RESPECT values, we champion values that speak directly to the work of Community Arts & Culture:


Arts and culture are for the many, not the few. We embrace diversity and advance equity within our community and the world.

Meet the Team

Volunteer with us.

Cultural Arts Commission

The Chapel Hill Cultural Arts Commission advises Chapel Hill Town Council and the Division of Community Arts & Culture regarding policies and programs related to the arts in Chapel Hill. The Commission is comprised of eleven members and meets on the third Wednesday of each month.

Governing documents include the Arts Commission By-Laws, Percent For Art Resolution and the Percent For Art Ordinance.